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British teenager appeals conviction for lying about rape

The British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Ayia Napa by Israeli tourists has launched an appeal against her ‘unfair’ conviction at the Supreme Court. The 19-year-old returned to the UK last week after she was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years, at Famagusta District Court in Paralimni. She

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Cyprus match-fixing on UEFA’s radar

Police are investigating possible match-fixing cases after the Cyprus Football Association received notification of five suspicious fixtures from European football’s governing body UEFA.

Cypriot employees are not so well connected

Being connected while on the go is increasingly important in business but Cyprus employees are less likely to be provided with devices to keep them in touch when not at the office. Cyprus ranks in the bottom six in the

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Cyprus prepares double bond issue

Cyprus has mandated investment banks to manage a double bond issue comprising a 10-year and 20-year euro-denominated bonds, the Ministry of Finance

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Cyprus a solid partner the West can rely on

It is worrying that despite establishing a plethora of alliances with our neighbours, to safeguard natural resources and (possibly) the island’s defence, there is no clear strategy on Cyprus’ role in maintaining

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East Med Gas Forum to become international body

Cyprus Energy Minister is in Egypt to sign an agreement to enable the fledgeling East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) becoming a recognised international body. Lakkotrypis will attend the EMGF ministerial meeting, during

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VAR is not football as we know it

For a country that doesn’t even employ goal-line technology, the Cyprus FA is taking a leap of faith in its determination to

High-end residential living

By Antonis Loizou There are numerous high-quality homes around Cyprus for around €1.5-€5 mln (plus), whose main interest comes from the foreign

Energy turmoil and pipe dreams

By Dr Charles Ellinas The East Med is in a period of increasing turmoil. On the one hand, Turkey with its aggressive

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East Med Gas Forum makes history

Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla hailed the signing of the East Med Gas Forum foundation charter by Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan and Palestine as a “historic moment” for Mediterranean cooperation. France has asked to join the EMGF, which aims

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East Med Gas Forum makes history

Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla hailed the signing of the East Med Gas Forum foundation charter by Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, Israel,

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